risk management training

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Why Risk Management Training?

Step forward in the industry by actively managing the risks to you and your team, or to your organization. Risk management planning is critical for any outdoor enthusiast or any organization taking people into remote environments, whether close to home or across the globe.

Learn through experiential, classroom trainings how to identify hazards and manage risk in the outdoors, how to build a comprehensive risk management plan for your program, or let us design a custom training to meet your needs.

A course participant lowers themselves into a canyon while canyoneering in Utah.


Training Options

For Individuals

Risk Management Training for Administrators

Learn a framework for designing administrative risk management systems that meet the unique needs of your program. If you oversee a program or have administrative responsibilities, you are a good candidate for this course.

Students jump into the sunset after a long day hiking.


Wilderness Safety Training 

Learn decision making, trip planning principles, and how to identify and assess life-threatening hazards in wilderness settings. This course is apppropriate for outdoor enthusiasts and trip leaders of all experience levels. 


For Organizations

Training For Your Team

Bring a tried and true course like the Risk Management Training for Administrators or the Wilderness Safety Training to your organization, or work with us to design a customized risk management training for your team.

Students consult a map while sitting on a rocky ridge surrounded by snowy peaks in the rugged North Cascades.


Crisis Response Training

Learn crisis management concepts and help train your staff on your emergency and crisis protocols. Designed for intact teams of 3 to 15 people.

Naval Academy students on a NOLS Custom Education course prepare for a day of mountaineering in Alaska.